Ch 24: MoGEA Social Studies: The American Civil War

About This Chapter

As one of the five parts of the MoGEA examination, the social studies section includes many historical topics that you'll need to be aware of to be successful on the exam. In The American Civil War chapter, you'll learn about the events surrounding the war that threatened to split the nation.

MoGEA Social Studies: The American Civil War

Our expert instructors will take you on a journey through the American Civil War that begins with the Missouri Compromise and ends with Reconstruction. Along the way you'll learn about The Compromise of 1850, Sherman's march to the sea and many other topics. The American Civil War chapter has lessons on:

  • The Missouri Compromise
  • The Compromise of 1850
  • Lincoln's election
  • Southern secession and the confederacy
  • Battle of Fort Sumter
  • Economic and social effects of the war on the north
  • Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Vicksburg
  • Grant's march towards Richmond
  • Sherman's march to the sea
  • Lincoln's Assassination
  • Confederate surrender
  • Reconstruction

By watching our expert-led short video lessons, you'll be given a comprehensive overview of the War from its underlying causes to its aftermath. With our accurate transcripts, convenient video tags and self-assessment quizzes at the end of each lesson, you'll be able to learn at your own pace and focus on what you're struggling with in order to do really well on your MoGEA.

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